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  • Flinchbaugh Grades Trump on Ag


    07/11/2017 12:01 PM

    President's grades are mixed on four major agricultural issues, says ag policy expert.

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    Trump Budget Would Erase $38 Billion in Farm Supports
    05/23/2017 10:12 AM

    The latest 2018 federal budget circulating Washington calls for a $3.6 trillion slash in government spending over the next decade, including $38 billion less for farm supports that includes new limits on crop insurance premiums and caps for commodity payments.

  • Floodwater Brings Tide of Trouble to Farmers
    05/17/2017 08:08 AM

    After an early planting kick-start to the crop season, torrential rains blanketed northeast Arkansas and Missouri Bootheel farmland in late April and early May. The flood disaster raises a tangle of questions about crop insurance, risk and water management.

  • Federal Investment in Agriculture Gives Great ROI
    04/24/2017 11:32 AM

    With overall spending on farm policy coming in at only one quarter of one percent of the entire federal budget, U.S. taxpayers are getting a great return on investment with access to safe, abundant, inexpensive food and fiber.

  • Bald Eagles a Farmer's Nightmare
    04/04/2017 07:56 AM

    Will Harris was delighted when the first pair of bald eagles arrived on his farm in 2011. Six years and 80 eagles later, Harris faces annual six-figure poultry losses and major FSA litigation.

  • Crop Insurance Company Acquisition Announced
    03/24/2017 01:14 PM

    A change in the crop insurance world was announced earlier this week, as Producers Ag Insurance Group, Inc., (a member of Tokio Marine HCC) is planning a purchase agreement to acquire crop managing general agent (MGA) International Ag Insurance Solutions. In 2016, the Iowa-based company managed $67.4 million in gross premiums for multi-peril crop, crop hail and named peril crop insurance.